Drs. Mudar, Rogers and Nguyen awarded $450,000 grant!

 Drs. Mudar, Rogers, and Nguyen have been awarded funding for their new research project titled, “Integrating Voice-Activation Technology with a Social Engagement Platform for Older Adults with and Without Mild Cognitive Impairment in Assisted Living”. This grant is a partnership between Drs. Mudar and Rogers at the University of Illinois and lab alumni, Dr. Lydia […]

Sarah wins SPARC Award!

 Sarah has been awarded the prestigious American Speech-Language-Hearing Associations’ 2021 Students Preparing for Academic Research Careers (SPARC) Award! This award will help support her research on social engagement in the caregivers of persons with dementia. She will be awarded $1000 to implement her research. Congratulations on this big achievement Sarah, we are proud of you! 

Drs. Mudar, Raj, and Rogers Awarded Grant!

Drs. Mudar, Raj, and Rogers have been awarded a 18-month grant ($144K) from the Retirement Research Foundation for Aging for the project “Video Technology-based Social Engagement Intervention for Family Care Partners of Persons with Dementia.” The overall objective of this project is to test the benefits of a video technology-based social engagement intervention for family care partners […]

Shraddha awarded a UIUC Dissertation Completion Fellowship!

Shraddha has been awarded a UIUC Graduate College Dissertation Completion Fellowship. This competitive fellowship is given based on the significance of the dissertation research and academic productivity and progress. It will provide Shraddha with a one-year stipend allowing her to focus on her dissertation work. You can read more about the fellowship here Congratulations on your […]